Robert Gärtner

Executive Board

Robert Gärtner has been a member of the Executive Board of Ernst Russ AG since March 2019. He was a member of the Supervisory Board of the company from June 2016 to February 2019. In addition to his role as CEO, he is responsible for the Shipping segment.

As a trained industrial manager and company accountant, he has held numerous financial management positions in both group and medium-sized companies over his 45-year career. Robert Gärtner joined INTERSCHALT maritime systems AG as a partner and member of the Executive Board in 2006. He led the company from supplying the ship-building industry to becoming a leading provider of software and services in the maritime industry.

Head of Finance

Thomas Deutsch has held an executive position in the Ernst Russ Group for over 12 years. As business director, he is responsible for the areas of accounting, tax, controlling, IT, business development and investor relations. He is also responsible for fund and asset management in the Ernst Russ Group. As authorised signatory and member of the management team, he is involved in all the Group’s operational and strategic decisions.

Before joining the Ernst Russ Group, Thomas Deutsch worked at one of the large, international auditing firms for seven years after completing his studies in business administration.

Thomas Deutsch

Supervisory Board